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As the early picks in the NFL Draft started, I was on a treadmill and really not loving life. Kansas City failed to do the dumb thing and took T Eric Fisher, and then the Jaguars also failed to miss and took T Luke Joeckel. With CB Dee Milliner an injury risk and the next tier DTs (Star Lotulei, Sharrif Floyd) not thrilling me, I was dreading the possibility of a reach for OLB Dion Jordan from Oregon, coach Chip Kelly's last stop, or even the Hail Mary ploy of QB Geno Smith. (Still on the board as I write this, with the first round over. Wow.) T Lane Johnson was looking like where the tier shunted down, but Oakland was on the clock, and Oakland's always good for a whiff pick...And then Oakland up and moved the pick to Miami, a team with a crying need for a T with Jake Long no longer in town, and I upped the speed on the treadmill to run off my hate. The draft wasn't going to give us a franchise QB, and now it wasn't even going to give us a top-rated tackle. ESPN was ...
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Former Oklahoma offensive tackle Lane Johnson was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles with the third overall pick in the NFL Draft less than 24 hours ago, but he has already given the Philly media a glimpse into the type of guy that he is. Most rookies focus on trying to say and do the right things when they first come into the NFL, but Johnson felt the urge to screw with Jeff McLane...
The First-Round of the 2013 NFL draft is finally over, and it’s time to compare what the teams in the 2013 NFC East draft class did to become the division winner in 2013. The Philadelphia Eagles kicked off the East with the 4th overall pick.
4. Philadelphia Eagles select: Lane Johnson, OT, Oklahoma
Lane Johnson proves uncertainty with Jason Peters. Peters’ ruptured Achilles...
Lane Johnson has his moment on the NFL Draft state with Commissioner Roger Goodell after being the 4th overall pick. Image via the Philadelphia Eagles Instagram.
Eagles fans, the wait is over. There was no trading down—instead, when Oklahoma OT Lane Johnson was still available at number 4, the Philadelphia Eagles took him.
The 6’6, 303 lb tackle will be an integral part of the...
Oklahoma OT Lane Johnson is the newest bird in the Philadelphia Eagles’ nest. Chip Kelly’s first draft pick as Eagles head coach should be a staple on the offensive line for the next decade.
Hopefully, there will be some pro bowls in his future as well.
Johnson, 6′ 6″ 303 lbs, is the most athletic OT in the draft and was the third ranked tackle by virtually all...
1.04 Philadelphia Eagles Lane Johnson, OT, Oklahoma (6-6, 303)
Lane Johnson was selected as the fouth overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles. Johnson is a converted tight end blessed with quick feet and the size and speed necessary to be an elite offensive tackle. Johnson is considered by some experts as the offensive tackle with the highest ceiling, although...
In the whirlwind that was Thursday night for new Philadelphia Eagles OT Lane Johnson, words of welcome and congratulations flooded in from everyone, including his new teammates.
As we all know by now, OG Evan Mathis has quite a way with words on Twitter, and he had a short but simple way of welcoming and introducing himself to his fellow offensive lineman:
Welcome to Philly ...
Round 1, No. 4Lane Johnson, OT, OklahomaBefore transferring to Oklahoma, Johnson was a 6'6", 220-pound quarterback at Kilgore College than switched to tight end in 2009. Once he got to Oklahoma, he added weight and moved to defense before switching to offensive line in 2011. Johnson has the competitive drive that every NFL team wants in the position. He does a great job...
NFLDraftOkay the Eagles have Lane Johnson in house and now it’s time to add more players, who can help rebuild this team.
West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith is still on the board, but he won’t be sitting there in front of the nation this morning, waiting to get drafted. Smith could end up being the steal [...](Read more...)
Chip Kelly's first pick in his NFL career, Lane Johnson, a predictable but great choice.His second pick, was tight end Zach Ertz who he was able to get in the second round, surely a steal.With his third pick, he got another steal, LSU's premiere defensive tackle Bennie Logan.With his fourth pick however, Chip made a move that shocked everyone from analyst to fan.After trading...
NFLDraftTags: Philadelphia EaglesZach Ertz“Big people beat up little people.”
It is probably Chip Kelly’s most colorful quote early in his coaching career with the Eagles. It is also his method for draft picks. Kelly’s first two draft picks were geared toward the trenches. Lane Johnson, the 6-foot-6, 300-pound tackle from Oklahoma and Zach...
Here are eight things we gleaned from Round 1 of the NFL Draft, a quirky night of selections that resulted in seven offensive linemen and 10 D-line prospects coming off the board in the first 32 picks:
1. It's easy to feel indifferent about Eric Fisher (Chiefs), Luke Joeckel (Jaguars) and Lane Johnson (Eagles) going 1, 2, 4
To clarify, it's never a bad thing when NFL teams...